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Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Collins’ Future Unfairly Tied To Mets GM’s Actions

After four years of failure, Terry Collins says the time is now to produce. If it doesn’t happen right away, if the Mets break slowly out of the gate, he knows he’ll be gone just as fast.

12/10/2014

Jon Lester (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With Cubs

Lester’s contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball’s winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.

12/10/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

David Robertson Agrees To 4-Year, $46M Deal With White Sox

The Yankees had prepared for the possibility of Robertson’s departure by agreeing last week to a $36 million, four-year contract with left-hander Andrew Miller.

12/09/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Boomer & Carton: SI Sportsman Of The Year Madison Bumgarner Calls In

Fresh off being named the 2014 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Madison Bumgarner took some time out of his busy schedule to join Boomer and Craig.

WFAN–12/09/2014

David Robertson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Re-Signing Robertson Would Be Yankees’ Best Move At Winter Meetings

Imagine. Andrew Miller in the seventh, Dellin Betances in the eighth, and David Robertson to close. It’s the type of pen a lot of teams only dream about.

12/08/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home-plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Veteran MLB Umpire Dale Scott Comes Out As Gay

The Oregon native has been a member of the big-league staff since 1986 and is a crew chief. He worked the World Series in 1998, 2001 and 2004.

12/02/2014

Matt Harvey (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey On WFAN: ‘Spring Training Can’t Come Quick Enough’

The countdown is on. In less than three months, Mets ace Matt Harvey will unleash the cannon at 100 percent for the first time since August 2013.

11/25/2014

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Palladino: Count On It — Yankees Will Spend For Talent

Brian Cashman has holes to fill. He doesn’t have the farm talent to fill them all, or leverage for a trade. So that leaves free agency. It’s the Yankees’ way.

11/24/2014

Starlin Castro (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Jon Niese (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitching-Rich Mets Can’t Entice The Perfect Trade Partner

The Mets need an upgrade at shortstop. The Cubs have shortstops in spades. What they don’t have is pitching. So what’s the problem?

11/21/2014

Rob Manfred (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rob Manfred Given 5-Year Term As Baseball Commissioner

Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred.

11/20/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruling Expected Friday On Legalized Sports Betting In New Jersey

New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

11/20/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

It’s Official: Giancarlo Stanton Signs Record $325M Deal

“He wants to be the man, and he’s good enough to assume that mantle,” Marlins president David Samson said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Do Mega-Contracts In MLB Make Sense?

Stanton is now 25 years old. At the end of his contract he will be 38. On the “average,” will he be worth $25 million a year?

11/19/2014

Giancarlo Stanton (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Great Expectations — A Dickens Of A Task For Giancarlo Stanton

Forget about the Marlins or their fan base. I wonder about the $325-million man who has set himself up to live under unfathomable pressure.

11/18/2014

Max Scherzer pitches at Yankee Stadium (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Could ‘Revisit’ Plan, Make Run At Scherzer

Though still undecided about pursuing Scherzer, the Yankees could adjust their offseason approach after having “brief contact” with the two-time All-Star’s agent, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.

11/18/2014

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